The concept of mentorship traces back to the character of Mentor in Greek Mythology in Homer’s Odyssey. Odysseus, King of Ithica, asks his trusted companion, Mentor, to keep watch over his son, Telemachus, while he is away. Mentor acts as a guide to Telemachus, supporting him in his father’s absence. The term mentor then became used more … Continued
The 1% Podcast: Dr Roger McMorrow The Beauty & Dangers of Climbing Mount Everest
Latest Episode: Dr Roger McMorrow The Beauty & Dangers of Climbing Mount Everest
On the 24th May 2007, at 8am, in minus 40°C, Irishman Dr. Roger McMorrow reached the summit of Mount Everest from the South side. In this episode we find out what it’s like to stand on top of the world, the perils of climbing the world’s highest mountain, setting up the world’s highest medical laboratory on Everest’s South Col, Sherpas, the Himalayas, Nepal, risk taking and much much more.
As the age-old saying goes, ‘If you love what you do, you never work a day in your life’. But how true is it? For most people, loving what you do comes at a cost. And loving what you do may not be as fulfilling as you’re led to believe. It is natural for humans … Continued
What does it mean for a person to function at their peak? Peak performance means that all basic needs are met so the mind and body are nourished, which allows for the highest level of success. It’s about long-term, consistent, and sustainable growth. Often, peak performance is a term used in the athletics world. Athletes … Continued